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Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic
Affluenza The All-Consuming Epidemic
Author: John De Graaf, David Wann, Thomas H. Naylor
In chapters with titles like "Swollen Expectations" and "A Rash of Bankruptcies," Affluenza, from the producer of the award-winning TV specials Affluenza and Escape from Affluenza, uses the whimsical metaphor of a disease to tackle a very serious subject: the damage done — to our health, our families, our communities, and our environment &#...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781576751992
ISBN-10: 1576751996
Publication Date: 8/2002
Pages: 288
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
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celeria avatar reviewed Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic on + 174 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 6
One of the few textbooks I bothered to keep after college. It's that good.
buzzby avatar reviewed Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic on + 6062 more book reviews
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Tactic the authors use is to personally insult the people whose lifestyles they disagree with. They are also in love with the cutsie names that they invent, like "affluenza" and "dot-communism", they use them over and over. Maybe a good solution may be to skip directly to the "Treatment" section.
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reviewed Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic on + 12 more book reviews
Interesting and well worth the read. It's also one of those books where you can read a chapter (they are short), put it down and read another chapter the next day ... it gives you a chance to absorb what you've read.
flyheatherfly avatar reviewed Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic on + 19 more book reviews
This book is phenomenal. It is a true eye opener into the far reachig costs of what we buy, how much we own and even what we eat. It must be read, it will change your habits.